Advanced Collaboration Research

Sharing practical ways to engage in the Collaboration Revolution

Blockchain and the Future of Work

You've heard the hype. You've heard the promises of global transformation from... blockchain. I waived it aside as outside of my realm of expertise…
Brandon Klein Jan 18, 2018

In the relationship era of business, networked structure rules

In the heyday of the industrial era, business jargon had a mechanical ring to it. A flourishing organization was a “well-oiled machine,” and terms…
Brandon Klein Dec 04, 2017

The Secret Economic Lives of Animals

If Adam Smith had strapped on a bee suit, he could have discovered that the animal kingdom is, in fact, a chamber of commerce.
Brandon Klein Aug 01, 2017

Social networks push runners to run further and faster than their friends

The study offers some of the first hard evidence that health-related habits can spread — and so perhaps could be deliberately seeded and encouraged —…
Brandon Klein Jul 03, 2017

The decisive thing is your network. Work is interaction.

Networks provide problem-solving capability that results directly from the richness of communication and the amount of connectivity. What happens in…
Brandon Klein Jul 03, 2017

Learning social network embeddings for predicting information diffusion

Analyzing and modeling the temporal diffusion of information on social media has mainly been treated as a diffusion process on known graphs or…
Brandon Klein Feb 20, 2017

If everything is a network, nothing is a network

Only some of our proposed solutions for visualising the Waze traffic flows were ever put to the test. There’s only so much you can visualise when you…
Brandon Klein Nov 11, 2016

When Hierarchies and Networks Collide

What happens when a hierarchy meets its match in today’s networked world? Who wins, the hierarchy or the network?
Brandon Klein Nov 10, 2016

The Formation and Imprinting of Network Effects Among the Business Elite

The business elite constitutes a small but strikingly influential subset of the population, oftentimes affecting important societal outcomes such as…
Brandon Klein Jun 20, 2016

The Role of Networks in Fundamental Organizational Change

The Role of Networks in Fundamental Organizational Change A Grounded Analysis Susan Albers Mohrman University of Southern California Ramkrishnan V.…
Brandon Klein Jun 12, 2016